France's HADOPI administrator (which processes copyright accusations against Internet users) is now receiving 25,000 complaints a day. A family whose household attracts three unsubstantiated complaints is disconnected from the Internet for a year. Meanwhile, use of non-P2P downloading sites to get access to infringing copies is way up.
Dollar Tree should change its name to Dollars Tree. The company announced today that they're permanently raising the prices of most of their items from $1 to $1.25 and offering more $3 and $5 products. From CNN: Selling stuff strictly for $1 hampered Dollar Tree, the company said, and forced it stop selling some "customer… READ THE REST
Salesforce, the cloud software company based in California, has offered to pay its workers in Texas to leave the state following its 6-week abortion ban. "These are incredibly personal issues that directly impact many of us — especially women," Salesforce told employees in the message, which CNBC obtained. The company did not take a stance… READ THE REST
CVS upping its base pay to $15 an hour is a milestone because it employs 300,000 people and puts pressure on other small-store retailers (such as Walgreens-Boots) to follow suit. A scan of the top 10 retailers suggests that among big-box employers, only Home Depot and Lowes have failed to promise at least $15 an… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As the calendar inches into December, a good portion of the country is getting ready to settle in for the ensuing deep freeze. Certain regions of the country have already received… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Anybody with a feline friend cares a whole lot about their cat's toys. Why is that so important? Because the tough truth is that if your cat doesn't think their toy… READ THE REST